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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LET^BRIDGiE DAILY HERALD DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publl�her� (THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED 823 6th Street South, Lethbrlda* W. A. Buchanan President and Managing Director Jolin Torrance - - Business Managor TELEPHONES Office .............. 1252 Oftico .............. 1224 Business Editorial Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, per week ..... ^,|(Kpay it back in good njoiiey-give there Is a far deeper question. I havo j only two sons. Both of them nro at | the front. They are with General , Pershing. I may see them again and ; I may not. I am a father as you men ^ hero are f.ith6rs. You will see your sons go over before this trouble is over. 'Wo are not fighting the battle ot the allies': wo are fighting the battle of the United States." It Is men ot the Lewis type in every country that will wln'tho war just because thay thlnlt more" of country than they do,of themselves. � WOODROW WILSON FOLLOWS THE UNION IDEA President Wilson believes In non-partisanship in the conduct ot the war in the United States. As has been said before, he really has adoptj ed Union government in the republic. In selecting, men to direct the conduct ot the yttiT, and to deal with the problems created by the war, he has summoned to his counsels men ot all political beliefs. It is true that his cabinet is made up of Democrats but he has been able to obtain the support of hia war policy by men ot all parties in congress. And now what do wo find hltn' doing? Actually calling upon the 'Democrats of Minnesota to elect a Republican as senator in that State. We are told by the Xew 'i^ork Outlook that: Knute Nelson, of Minnesota, n Republican, has received a signal honor in President 'VVllson's suggestion to the Democrats of that State that its senior senator should be re-elected to the senate by both parties. This is not only a personal compliment to Jlr. Nelson but also an acknowledgement of his value as a supporter of the government in this critical time. Mr. Nelson's opinions on all subjects now before congress are those of a peculiarly shrewd observer and a man of far riper experience in state and national legislation than any possible successor could show. That is reason enough for the president's choice, Mr. Nelson was bom in Norway. He came early to this country. He fought In the Civil War. He occupied various state offices. He represented Minnesota in three congresses. He was twice-governor of his state. He;has served twenty-two years "in The United States senate. It is not too soon to think of the occupancy ot his seat after March 3, 1919. The president has happily given expression to the general and increasing non-partisan feeling throughout the country-a feeling specially evident in some ot the present Investigations in congress. Non-partisanship at this time is a necessity. ' Woodrow Wilson realizes, as has Caij^aja, and most other, of the allied nations, that m "union there is strength" and at no time is strength so greatJy requli-ed by a nation as when 'n is engaged in war. ^ A chewing gnm manufacturer is now mayor ot London, Ont. City councils usually run strong on "chewing."' Somebody advocates a cheatless day. Why not make it "dhys" instead of "day." If so we might have a general practice ot honesty. v'l-; believe," eaid Abraham Lincoln, "that this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half tree. I dp not expect the Union to be dissolved-I do not expect the house to fall-but I do expect that it will cease to be divided." Canada cannot be halt tor the war and half against. It must become united. Will the ode faltering eletnent kindly take notice. ^PICK]^ VP IN-'^ PASSING J^OP'TUB BUSY MAN  The chairman ot the Basket Social Comniittee in aid ot the Halifax Relief received a letter from Mayor Hardie of Lethbrldge. this morning stating thcit the .city; of Lethbrldge was expressing a cak? for the.b^kft social oni Thursday night.-Medicine Hat Newi. � Now the uppermost question will be: "Did the mayor bake it himseltr* EtlwaVd Sewbll, heading resident of Meaford, Ont, Is dead. T)ie United States, cabinet may liava a department of munitions. ' Jesse .Tilloy. Hamilton, Ont., manufacturer, is dead. The Philadelphia mint coined no fewer than 338,005,828 coins, last year. If New York State's annual budget this year jumps by ?12,500,0t)0 to $78,500,000. ... ' Fancy "trench coats" have been banned to Unite^ States officers-at Camp Dlx, N-J. . _ ..... Harold Pinknoy, son of F. M. Pink-ney, Blalrmore, has been awarded the' Military itedal. ; Reeve P. PIncomb was elected r^eevie of Scheiber, Ont, and.C. t-. Bliss, reeve of NIpIgon, Ont.  - - Lome Douglas Fostet,-a.,.retunxed soldier "of "Trenton, ha_s^boen anointed postmaster ot the.office, of-that piaibe. Ellis If. Roberts, ei-tr?asprer of the United States and for many years an editor, died at hi9ot a pump gun in the hands ot her uncle, Stanley Jarrott. Mrs. Stanley Webb, superintendent of a South Vancouver hospital, is the first woman in British Columbia to offer herself as a candidate-J6r municipal council honors,- ^ . The official figures for the general-.electlon inSoutb Waterlop,-are as follows:; -F. S. Sobttt Unionist, .4816; Dr. AL Thomson, Laurierlte,'2865v-Hall, Labor, 1380.- Hall lo'ses-hls deposit. It has been announced that Marcus Loew will build another,-tlieatra in Toronto during the coming.year.  The site Is said to he Bloor street, near Youge street, and will cost 1200,-000. ' .  . .- ��. Daniel Hand, "h: tq." McVean, Samuel Haiumond, Robert  Scott, Charles Beokerson and Daniel Cron-in,' all returned Canadian .aoldlers, have been'appolntea tp-the customs staff at Windsor. E. J. Blaauier, mayor-elect Of Port Arthur, states that one of. his first endeavors will be to bring about the union of Port Arthur and Fort William. He suggests "Union" as the name.. ,�: , ~i � � ' "  Pte. R. J. Clark,/who. was^kHled in the Montreal train wreck, was well known in Brltllh-Cohimhla-aB B,teach-er and-,new�paperman.  He;tftught at Wellington public scflool on Vancouver Island and. afterwards attlia high chools In 'Victoria, New 'Westminster and Nelson, being principal at the school in the last mentioned place, He left the teaching prpfesslon to become telegraph editor p� the -fjelson. Drsily News and afterward 'became editor ot a paper at Hope... ��, . ;. Q. H. O. Thomas, editor of the Br'a'cebridge' Gazette arid Laurler candidate in the late election, speaks of one of the' active workers against him' as "the wall-ieyed Methodist preacher who used to frequent leg shows in disguise In Toronto." If :Thoma3 was as plain spoken during the.flection as he is.since) Muskoka must have had \ lurid campaign. But bow does he know about the minister? May'oe. lie only means that he was an observe!: igf the illghl^ndere on parade. "Life" is worried about the. satb-keeplng of bonds.'''Is It not desirable ,to make some special, country-wide 'provision for safe-Xeeping of bonds ''for,^9mall investors? Possibly savings baAits/tjpuia^Jje induced to undertaHe It, oif-perhaps post offices. The thonglit of many millions of dollars' worth of bonds lying In bureau drawers or behind' something on closet shelves, or in trunks in attics is rather disquieting.'',There is another class much worried,' top. It embraces %the chaps whp'want to store away enough booze to. meet demands in the coming "dry bone'' period.' \yiiere will thoy store tbe'"�tuf!? is the question, Digging holes in �cellars or .constructing hidden places In closet or attic walls are being considered and by April 1 tUe best Plan will hav'e,^be^n discovored. K store place for bdiids is not to be Alex. Londry was elected mayor o( Meaford. � � , �> The debt ot the United States it now 5,615,000,000. Charles Uuwin, aged 88, in Toronto's civic service since ;S73, Is dead. It is acain cepoVted Hon. MaoKen-zle King arid Hon. Frank Oliver, will be given seats In Quebec. The Pennsylyania tubes Into New York City will bo used for rushing, coal cars into the City. Rev. T. O. Coriiss of Streetsvllle, becomes Anglican' rector of Markham, Ont Vt ' ' The completion of the A. and Q. W. Railway will greatly develop the fishing Industry of ^Northern Alberta. Calgary c^ty council has decided not to employ aliens, born In enemy countries.-----............... Ottawa elected Vapoleon Champagne, Jos. kerit7 Jas. Miilr, and A. Wi Greene as-controllecs.- Leslie CaBcaden,.aged 42 years, yard conductor for th^ Alichlgan Central railway, St Thomas, died recently. Albert Denniaon, well kno^n hotel man, ^native or^Huron county, Ont., died at Souris, Man. Rev. D. C. Ramsey, formerly of Camrose, Alberta, was inducted as pastor of John street Preabyterian church, Belleville, Ont. James McDonatdj, a buUder of wharves, elevajtors, harbor works .and other buildings, died at Collingwood, in his hundred and seventh year. M. D.'Montgomery, manager of the IngersoU Oas Company, died ot the burns he received when an explosion took place at the company's planL Four-fifths of the Inheritance tax which has brought 152,000.000 into the coffers of New York State since 1914, has been collected from fewer than 2,000 estates-.- - The increased cost of coal, amounting to }343,B10, turned New York's municipal ferries from a profitable undertaking to one showing a deficit of 1170,678 last year. James R. Hunt., formerly of South River, Ont., a discharged soldier, who a short time ago was married to a widow named, Mrs. Stoddard, was arrested at Brockvllle, charged with perjury and bigamy. An. ambassadoriaf^^deispatch from Italy, received in �,Wa8hington, says that the whole of tho Roman civilian population .has been mobilized. All available.Jt4hd "is; tU'.be distributed arn'oaK:tte. twoDle; i\' ]>df^r, left on Tuesday to go thfoiigb' a' course at the Agricultural College, Clafesbolro. ; Jack B'ortune has InstaUadanDelco lighting system sat bis farm south of town. J � John B. Lyons;' �of the firm of Prowse & Lyons, bi^rrlstfra of Taber, left on th^ ard'lnst. to dommenpe Ws military dutle? wJtJi the 7�thi Battery C.E.P, Mr, Lyopf J# ^p^Bevffln^ bl� cQnn'ectlbn with the'flrnj.'flf Prowae & Lyons, with Ayhotp is ppir aspodfitcd Mr. F, E, Hawklqs, late of the Saskatchewan bar, and,;4be, firm. wlU henceforth be 'cKn'qwn av Prow*e, Lyons & Hawklrisi.jPurliig-Mr. Lyons' absence Mr. Prbwffe 'iWll ^slt :Bow montlohed Jn the same breatlVas "a' iSlnll?!??.^; w^y*^.^^^^^ that he will ..visit, Bqw. \i�pA.W the purpose of ^saying good-bye to his friends before finally leavlbg for over- seas. Mr, Lyon's will be trainlnK in Calgary trhen i^r;',an4 Mrs- Brown .wltli,their cblldreu and the juests In the hotel were overcome by gap, fumes and tor a time were In a somewhat precarioua,position, tiia (umes were detected lata in the afternoon fi>d, several of ibe cbilureit were aeripuBly affected. At night the gas was again apparent, and several of the f uestn were this time affected also. It is believed tht^umes originated from the gas engine in the ba�ewent, tjib ex-bBUBt pipe having evidently becom(b clogged with snow at tSe point ot exit, thuR'driving the ^as back into the bnildini^. The whole thing, however, has now been remedied by carrying the fumes up' through a r�ntllator above the roof,. Fortunately, no ill ef-feets followed-with any of those affect-�d, and: it is believed^^ith the ii6 reeurrance pt the Incident is possibler N, F,- Kdlund sustained � erloM loss on Friday la/it, during tb� raging bliizard, when his fine nflw barn was . ^ -TOJNESDAy. ,TANUi?^nY 9.1918 burned "down with' a considerable proportion of the contents. The fire start-ed apparently In tho north-east cornei; of the building near where some green teed was stored, and when the fire was first noticed it bad already obtain' ed such a hold that butlittle could' be done to save anything. Help was rendered by several of the townspeople who had notic^ the sntoke',' and somej of whom arrived in time to save a large portion of the machinery stored near the bam. It is expected the loss, incurred j'lH amount to between three and four thousand dollars, but the in^ surance carried will not beglnto cPVer the property destroyed. The fire "destroyed eleven hogs, one calf, 20 chickens, one car of haj, about eight tons of g'rpen. feed, 300 bushels, of oats,' .three sets of work harnb.Bs.'.teo col-^ lars, halt a ton of shorts, ail the stable and carpenter tools',.^out |i>0 worth of lumlier, and In addition about $500 damage to the threshing separator. raym:ond \ (From the Recorder) j -Mr. Leonardv Johnson of strnwell' "�.arrived In Raymond on Wedniesdayi and he will attend' the Knight Acitd4 eroy here tbls winter. Jlr. Jblinspnj recently returned froifj'a misBlon. Mrs. Charles McCarty and Mrs. De-j voe Woolt have gone to Utah, wiiere they win spend the wlntqf. . Bonie time during the night of Sat-j vrday' burglars broke into tb.e Ray-! mond Mercantflo Company store.} Oooilfi in bulk such as canned goods,' sugar, etc., were taken. Entrance was made through one of the roar windows which was pried off. Soveiral, suspects are being watched and Mnr-| shal Heggle expects to make arrestsl shortly. The holidays Just over, will probably be remembered as red -letter days In the minds of quite a number ot Bay-aiond's young people, ^s during thei aeason several of tbem joined the raatrl.raonial brigade.  No less' than, six w'eddlpgH took place in this town during tho last two weeks. sThe Uo-corder joins their friends , in con-gratulatlf^ them all, , Perhajts the first marriage of'the holidays and one In which' thelt;. friends, were aprooably susprlsed,'Was when )W83 Louise.Huddlp .became thO| bride of Cecil Wlntera; The cQre-l mony was performed,at the bbrooLof Mr. Winter's .iJrpthipr . j,�pnard, by Bishop Allrod. Mr. and Mrs. tVJntpra wlU raaUo tboir home In Itaymobd,' " 0,ne of tho prettiest v^oddlngs of the* holidays was that of Miss Emma Boy son "and" Mr?^'Wllford"Sarrls, which was hold at the home of Mr. Fred Plepgrass on the Saturday before Christmas. Only the immediate rela-tivaa and friends were present. Soon after the wedding the yoiing couple wont to Taber where they will je-side, A romance, which had its beginning in the mission field and In Utah, was culminated in a marriage, when Mjsg Ina Brlckson pf Raymond, became the bride of Joseph Dlson, of Prpyo, Utah, on Christmas'day. The marriage, which was solemnized^ at the home of, Alif Erlekson, was quietly celebrated. " ' . '^'^ Their many friends wjll be pleased to lekm of tlio marriage of Miss Louise King and Mr. Douglas Fowler, which was solemnized nt tlie home of tho bride's parents, Mr. anil Mrs. T. O. King on Thursday last. The ceremony was performed" by Bishop Eyai*, in the p.rosence of near relatives and friends. Pending the compjot/pn of tjjolr pew boi^e, the youViB "couple :Vin reside In the Security block. - � One' of tliia ,jv5flt...ien a reception was held in their honor at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Kinaert J An equally happy romance resulting in a marriag* iook place when Miss I,,ena Shaffer beeama the bride of Mr. A. C. Molatoah. The ceremony, which was entetad in the presence of relatives ; and  friends, was performed by,BirihoP' Allred, at the home ot the bride'e sister, Mrs. L. O. Cbristensen, on'' Monday last. Mr. and Mrs. Mcintosh^ wtU make their future home ;In Raymond. During the bolidayaMp'ther happy ceremony was performed in Salt Lake, Utah, when two of the popular yobng people of the district, Mlks Orace Brandley, of Stirling, and Mr. Paul Redd, were made man and wife. They were married in the temple and will make thotr future home In Raymond, where Mr. Redd is a member of the teaching staff of the public schobi. The new school board' hejd their first session during this, week and elected new officers 'foy ,{he 4|nsutns term;' W. B. Naider, chairman;' 'A. W. JOrkham, secretary treojBurer. Mrs. James-Munrb has been .teaching school until recently in Red Deer'h'as" (ibcept-ed a position pjj.t1iie'lQp|il.jitaff,, She Biicceedii, Miss Bpyson.] ^iM Malba Kirkham is teaching grfidp t^b In the public schopi, ^-epjaeliig, Jtfiss Blxby resigned. Mr. Ar|c' Tjicker of Plnchej' Creek has accepted ft ponltion in thp public school. yVX teach the seventh grade, replaclng1|Ulofi Htck-en, who recently Went', tp Oiepwpod. Wllb CtshlB ttcBuli Advaittge' 'Yoii knov' bov tVtiyjiitaf coats mora when jrou , , bwy on credit. Why . qot practice sel(-dqt^i^Wor a-vhlte if necessary, open ^ SaVlpjJk 'Account (a'the Union^Baiik'^f Canira w(th the money in fund; ,buy at Cash priceis? The discounts will help to svell.^ygur bank babnce, and you wUL have mode a good start (ovaifag (iaaaoigl Independewe.  -' ' ' . UETHBRIOQE BRANCH CARD8T0N BRANC^ .J. BARONSBRANCH  '  A. F, fi. Tatum, N|anN�r r;,..y. Cavera, Manager'  ^ J. BlaokwQQd, Manager ;